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ADVOCACY PROGRAMS

The P.E.A.R.L. Institute advocates on behalf of individuals, families and communities in or from the Pacific Rim region. The institute provides access to multi-disciplinary and culturally competent bilingual professionals in mental well-being, social, and alternative holistic services. The service providers associated with P.E.A.R.L. Institute are mindful of the unique cross-cultural needs of our clients, and incorporate Eastern philosophy and methodologies such as mindfulness practice and a Self-Healing and Integrated Care model into direct services. The institute is committed to applying innovative, evidence-based, best-practice models to serve the needs of our clients effectively, and to promote their personal growth and holistic well-being.

While our individual, family and community services are still under development, individuals and groups are encouraged to contact the Institute to inquire about our unique service provision.

  • Community Outreach

P.E.A.R.L. Institute promotes and supports culturally competent human service training through community outreach projects for corporations and non-profit organizations such as schools and universities, hospitals and other community-based settings. The Institute offers consultancy to human service professionals and organizations, including but not limited to, individual and social identity development, family dynamics, cross-cultural communication, conflict resolution, personal and leadership styles, program management and evaluation, and other issues related to personal growth and holistic well-being enhancement.
Organizations are welcomed to contact the Institute to inquire about the development of culturally competent human service training to meet your specific needs.

Universities and organizations are welcome to contact the Institute to inquire about the development of collaborative advocacy projects.
 

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Due to the unprecedented challenges presented by the COVID-19 global pandemic, many organizations and social programs were disrupted. In response, PEARL Institute hosted a series of webinars aimed at addressing Opportunities and Challenges, and How to Better Cope Holistically with the COVID-19 Pandemic.

2021 Webinar Series

The first webinar in the 2021 series was held 8/23/21. Guest speakers, Dr. Yuhua Xie and Dr. June Cao, address some of the challenges that Chinese international students commonly face while studying abroad in the United States, including mental health, culture shock, etc.

Click to watch the video (Mandarin audio with English subtitles).

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The P.E.A.R.L. Institute of NY is committed to creating a mutual aid community for Chinese students in North America (also known as a "Service Center"). The community is headquartered in New York City and will combine the Internet to build a "physical + cloud" multi-dimensional community. We hope that through the community, we will promote the healthy development of international students' academic, physical, mental and social spirit, and better adaptation to the problems caused by social and cultural differences. We also hope to promote the development of their study, livelihood, work safety and health.